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fatigue and frustration growing as the cleanup and recovery continues after hurricane sandy. >> life is still far from normal. the aftermath remains are big story. at least 90 people have died in the united states from sandy. power outages standard more than 4 million homes and businesses. some experts say that sandy may end up as the second most expensive storm in history. ranked behind hurricane katrina. >> troops and heavy equipment continued to move into the strike zone. >> the tattered road to recovery, and littered with debris. >> every single person on this block lost everything. >> crews are clearing away what they can. supplies and support are pouring in, but there is not enough to meet the overwhelming need. >> this is not something that is going to be over until long time. >> charging stations provide survivors with a lifeline. the subway in new york is slowly coming back online. as officials race to get ready for the marathon this weekend, some are frustrated saying it is too soon and the waste of valuable resources. >> the city of new york is talking about getti
sandy continues. tonight mary -- mayor bloomberg has canceled the new york city marathon but food, fuel and power are still out in the hardest-hit areas. >> four days later, the theory of sandy is too much -- the fuyr ry of sandy is too much to bear. >> we need help here. we truly do. we need someone to come and tell us which way to go. >> many simply are not going anywhere. >> lines have been 2 miles long. >> lines for fuel and traffic are just too charging phone have been overwhelming for many. >> in some cases, pushing patients and the motion over the edge. the difficulties stretch for miles along the atlantic coast. >> no heat, no power. >> hope is quickly fading. >> we have bodies removed -- being removed. >> devastation that after days of controversy forced organizers to cancel this weekend's new york city marathon. >> the race had become a distraction for people who were working trying to help people. >> how is beginning to show up by the truck load here. the basic necessities like water, food and warm clothes. tonight an all-star lineup of entertainers gathered for a benefit for
helping neighbors to the north. here's a look at some of the latest headlines with sandy's aftermath. at least 70 people in the united states had been killed. more than 6 million households in this is our without power. national guard troops are delivering food and water to residents stranded by flooding. president obama got a bird's eye view of the damage hurricane sandy cost to the new jersey shoreline this afternoon. he was tried by chris christie and quite a bit -- and craig fugate. afterwards, they visited a community shelter and spoke with several residents. the president promised residents that the federal government would not forget them, saying they are there for the long haul. >> we are not going to tolerate red tape. it will not tolerate bureaucracy. i have instituted a 15 minute rule on my team. you return everybody's phone call at the did 50 minutes. >> this is our sixth conversation since the weekend. it is been a great working relationship to make sure that we are doing the jobs people inducted us to do. >> this traffic jam is the result of demand for gasoline after th
in the areas hard hit by super storm sandy. more than 175,000 homes remain without power tonight in new jersey, nearly two weeks after sandy and lst weeks nor'easter. >> after talking with the utility's last night and again this morning, my belief is we will have almost 100% restoration by saturday night. >> many are still struggling to get by as relief and power are still uncertain in some areas. more help was on the way to one of those areas of new jersey tonight thanks to a convoy of maryland state troopers. >> 11 troopers from across maryland just arrived in the seaside heights of new jersey. 25 maryland troopers held in new jersey police get some sense of normalcy back to that region -- helping jersey police get some sense of normalcy back to that region. >> they are used in answering calls to help with this time they are headed north to abortion -- ocean county, new jersey, to help there to repair a shore in shambles. >> seeing the deception on tv helps prepare a bit but until you -- seeing the destruction on tv help prepare a bit until you see it in real life, it does not prepare you. >
'easter was not close to being as damaging as superstorm sandy, but it did not help matters. gas rationing will begin tomorrow. motorists can fill up only every other day. police officers will be in force in that system. many residents in that area are just tired. >> it is not a big deal, usually, but it makes things really hard. >> governor chris christie says he expects power to be fully restored from most forms by saturday. but the american red cross is one agency that sent members to help out in the wake of hurricane sandy. >> some remaining staff members could soon be going on strike. >> they are working to negotiate a new contract, but a red cross spokesman said if the staff does decide to strike, it would be terrible timing. he said the red cross has already lost 370 blood drives because of hurricane sandy, and the need for blood is even higher because of the storm. new york and new jersey continued to deal with the aftermath of hurricane sandy, and the red cross is one of many organizations that has stepped in to help. >> a lot of staff members have volunteered their time. >> now 50 staff mem
for sandy-fund -- sandy- flooded vehicle that go up for sale. what to watch out for. >> ray lewis has a secret hobby. i am at a spot in downtown baltimore where faure will let that secret out tonight. >> the weekend features warmer temperatures and some sunshine. >> as residents to our north continued to recover from hurricane sandy, experts are warning of an illegal practice that is bound to pop up in the wake of these storms sandy left behind thousands of soaked and sand-filled cars. many of those cars will be cleaned up, put back on the market, and sold to unsuspecting customers. oscar biya sellers will use the procedure known as title- washing to move cars that were once flooded and sell them elsewhere. experts recommend you do a smell test. >> the odor -- when a car sits in standing water, particularly saltwater, the car will take on a smell that is difficult to get rid of. >> another good idea, poll a vehicle history report and let a mechanic you trust take a look at it. look for debris or water lines in the car, truck, or engine department. dingy taillights or headlights could
. and people pick up the pieces left behind from super storm sandy. >> you're watching wbal-tv 11. live, local, late-breaking. >> good evening. time running out in the fight for the white house, and the candidates are gearing up for the last two days on the campaign trail. today brought the two candidates to the same town within hours of each other. >> for one day a town of 58,000 people was the center of the political universe. >> it is good to be back in dubuque! >> dubuque, iowa, hosted both president obama and republican nominee mitt romney, both of whom consider iowa a critical part of their battleground map. the candidates crossed path within hours of each other as they barnstormed iowa and six other tossup states, make their final arguments in the last week of the campaign. >> the question of this election comes down to this -- do you want more of the same, or do you want real change? >> pu here's the thing. we know what change looks like, and what he's selling is not change. >> the president was joined by musicians john mellencamp and katy perry. governor romney got i -- a boost from n
in. it comes a week after it doesn't -- a devastating blow from hurricane sandy. coastal communities like ocean city are experiencing rain and kicked up surf. more on the conditions in a bit. first we will check with the weather. >> we're watching that storm. it is producing massive weather here. not quite as bad as up the coast and but some rain, chilly rain, mixed at times with sleet and what snow. especially north of baltimore. the real impact is being felt farther north. it is an area that relate does not want to deal with this right now. moderate to heavy snow. winds gusting to 43 mph att laguardia in the past hour. some of our brain may mix with snow overnight as the storm goes away. another very nasty nor'easter. more on how to ocean city is dealing with the storm. >> it appears to ocean city has dodged yet another bullet shot at it by mother nature. all we are dealing with right now as you can see here on the boardwalk is light rain. as far as winds are concerned, we saw sustained winds throughout the day anywhere from 15-25 m.p.h. with us here and there at about 30-35 mph. o
impacted by sandy get to vote tomorrow. both states are allowing residents to cast a provisional ballot at any polling place. sandy killed at least 106 people. power outages stand at 1.3 million homes and businesses. while residents are clearing debris, attention is focused on finding houses for the thousands displaced. >> our house is condemned. but we have each other. >> right now, we are going to rebuild. we are going to reconstruct the homes. we are going to reconstruct the boardwalk. it is our goal to have it ready for summer visitors this coming year. >> more help from maryland is on the ground, as our neighbors continue to suffer. >> 705 crewmembers have traveled to new jersey and pennsylvania to help restore power -- power and gas service. we have more on their efforts. >> the cruise started leaving in groups on saturday. they are expected to be deployed for at least 10 days. streets, cars, homes, and hundreds of thousands without power. workers traveled from maryland to new jersey and pennsylvania to help with restoration efforts. an overhead crew leader has been on the ground
of those affected by superstorm sandy. >> your work to help the most vulnerable of our neighbors, including those neighbors of ours in new jersey and new york , we would not have put in the category of vulnerable citizens just 10 days ago, is the most important work we do together. >> the general assembly represents 155 jewish federations and 300 networks that raise and distribute more than $1 billion each year for social welfare and education and they're in baltimore for three days to examine the most pressing issues facing the jewish community, from religion and culture to politics and business. >> it's been a dream of ours to have the kind of gathering to show off for baltimore and also to engage with our friends and colleagues from around the country. >> once a year time when everybody gets a chance to sit together and sit, not just listen, but to talk with one another and what's going on positive in communities, but also how people are struggling and how they can learn from other communities. >> with israel to mark its 65th birthday next year, there is a lot on the table for this gathe
because of super storm sandy. in addition to daniel, is what drove many here on this night. a chance to help others, give back, and say thank you for getting back one of their own. [laughter] >> public works officials say a new water main has been installed. crews repaired that break that happened monday morning, shutting down surrounding roads. officials say water has also been restored to every one affected. overnight, crews also repaired a 16-inch water main that broke monday. happened near roswell boulevard and affected water service for a nearby hospital. both breaks come just five days after a burst. >> tonight from maryland, homeowners are out thousands of dollars because a contract allegedly lied about his license, took their money, and ran. >> he is facing criminal charges. he is tracked down and we explain why the homeowners are frustrated with the state. >> in june, this man hired a contractor who said he had been in business for more than 20 years. >> did you think he was trustworthy at first? >> yes. there was no reason not to think so. i was wrong. >> this is the man to
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